Daughters of Warsaw
by Maria Frances
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Pub Date 18 Jan 2024 | Archive Date 22 Jan 2024
Avon Books UK, Avon
An emotional and inspiring World War Two time-slip novel of danger and courage. This is a story inspired by true events and stories of Irena Sendler and the women of the Polish Żegota.It's the worst time in humanity and yet there is still light in the darkness…
Young Zofia finds herself leading a double life when she is enlisted to help the fearless Irena Sendler save hundreds of Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto.
Every night, Zofia risks her life to shepherd the children to safety. But when the worst happens, she is forced to make her riskiest journey yet to keep Irena’s mission alive.
After yet another miscarriage, heartbroken Lizzie returns to the comfort of her childhood home, where she stumbles upon a hidden photograph of her great-grandmother among a mysterious group of people.
On a quest to discover more, Lizzie uncovers a buried past darker and more dangerous than she could ever have imagined…
A sweeping and heartbreaking story of two remarkable women, generations apart, each finding courage when all hope is gone. Perfect for fans of The Midwife of Auschwitz and The Woman Outside the Walls.
––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Readers adore Daughters of Warsaw:
'A very moving story with a beautiful ending!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'A heartbreaking story told through the lives of the two women who find courage when they believe all hope is gone.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'If you are looking for a historical fiction about courageous women, put this one on the list, you won’t be disappointed.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Beautiful writing and a pull-you-in story line that introduces us to Irena Sendler who worked as a nurse in the Polish Underground…A five-star read!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'Full of bravery, courage, determination and family bonds this book pulled at my heartstrings.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
'This story made me thankful for the life and time I live in. It's an absolute must-read.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐